Washington May 23. 1807.
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to Capt. Barron and asks the favor of him to give a safe conveyance to the inclosed letter for mr Higgins at Malta. it is to ask of him to send a pipe of Marsala Madeira by any good conveyance which may occur. if Capt. Barron can advise mr Higgins of any such Th:J. will be thankful to him, & he wishes him a pleasant voyage.